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Pittsburgh Yards redevelopment earns Community Design Award 

A redevelopment project that transformed an abandoned site in Southwest Atlanta into a space for entrepreneurs is earning recognition from the city. 

“Pittsburgh Yards will remain a transformative, community-led catalyst that will positively impact residents and Atlanta-based entrepreneurs for generations,” Kweku Forstall, director of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Atlanta Civic Sites. 

The city of Atlanta’s Urban Design Commission presented the 2023 Community Design Award to Pittsburgh Yards (PY) on June 23.

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Source: Rough Draft Atlanta


First look: Pittsburgh Yards to expand with ‘Container Courtyard’

Expect a village of food and retail options beside the Atlanta BeltLine’s Southside Trail


A year after Pittsburgh Yards cut the proverbial ribbon on its first phase, the adaptive-reuse, community-boosting jobs hub south of downtown is gearing up to add food and retail to its mix.

Pittsburgh Yards reps have shared a first look at the next component of phase-one development on University Avenue in the historic Pittsburgh neighborhood: a BeltLine-adjacent commercial village to be called the “Container Courtyard.”  

Tentative plans call for opening the Container Courtyard—positioned between current Pittsburgh Yards workspaces and offices and the first completed section of BeltLine’s Southside Trail—next spring.

The goal is to provide 10 local businesses with a permanent location, with a focus on food and retail in spaces designed by Atelier 7 Architects, project officials tell Urbanize Atlanta.

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Source: Urbanize Atlanta


Photos: Pittsburgh Yards opens along the Beltline in SW Atlanta

It’s called Pittsburgh Yards®, a mixed-use development that will eventually span 31 acres off University Avenue along the BeltLine in southwest Atlanta.

In this first image in a new photographic series, pictured is The Nia Building℠ at Pittsburgh Yards. The building is a professional and maker space in the Pittsburgh neighborhood in southwest Atlanta as of Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

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Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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